The ABCs Of Using A Paycheck Advance For Holiday Shopping


With the days left until Christmas dwindling fast, you may find that the number of people you have on your shopping list is far too much for what paychecks you have left before December 25th. Thankfully, obtaining a paycheck advance is a simple feat for most people and is an easy way to get your hands on the extra holiday cash that you need to complete your holiday shopping. Even though most people think of payday advances as an emergency loan, this loan option works perfect for holiday spending as long as you borrow responsibly.

3 December 2015

The First-Time Buyers Guide To Choosing An Auto Loan Term Length


The payment term for auto loans varies widely. While the average is somewhere around 67 months, you can get a loan with considerably shorter or longer terms. Deciding what loan term length is best is often one of the greatest challenges for first-time buyers. However, there are a number of factors to consider that can help you make a good choice. Goals Your personal goals should have a significant influence on how long of a loan length you choose.

16 November 2015

Buying U.S. Half Dollars Minted From 1948 To 1964


Up until the end of 1964, U.S. half dollars were made primarily of silver. Due to the silver content, those half dollars still have an intrinsic value in addition to the value of being old and relatively rare. Individuals seeking to purchase silver half dollars minted from 1948 through 1964 can choose between the two different designs used by the U.S. Mint during that time period. Kennedy half dollar Minting of the Kennedy half dollar began in 1964 to commemorate the earlier assassination of President Kennedy in 1963.

11 November 2015

Three Causes Of Brazil's Sputtering Economy And How You Can Help


In 2011, Brazil bypassed England to become the sixth-largest economy in the world. Everything seemed rosy, as the nation planned to host two of the world's largest sports events, the soccer World Cup and the Summer Olympics. Yet, Brazil has sputtered along economically. Why is this? How can those living outside Brazil help? 1. It is A Nation of Economic Contrasts Brazil has always been a nation of stark economic contrasts, some with wealth, others mired in poverty.

15 October 2015

How To Increase Your Chances Of Getting A Small Business Loan


A business loan can help you grow your business in many ways. You may need funds to buy more inventory, remodel your building, or upgrade your equipment. Getting a small business loan can be tricky, however. The amount of money you can receive is largely based on how successful your business is because banks want to know that they are reasonably investing in your ability to pay them back. Here are ways you can increase your chances of getting a small business loan.

8 October 2015

Criteria For A Payday Loan

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If you don't have the best credit and you are in need of some fast money, then you may want to think about getting yourself a payday loan. These loans can be a great thing for someone with a low credit score, or no credit at all. They allow you to get a loan quickly with very little criteria. You can learn about the process of getting a payday loan in this article, as well as educate yourself on the best way to approach this type of loan.

6 October 2015

What To Know About Bailing Your Child Out Of Jail


When your child calls from jail asking for help with bail, your first reaction is probably to panic. If you haven't had to deal with the legal system before, you probably don't know where to start or what to expect. Here's what you should know about posting bail or getting a bail bond to get your son or daughter out of jail. Bail Amount Bail amounts are unpredictable because the judge can take circumstances such as financial means and ties to the community into account when setting bail.

5 October 2015

Keep These 4 Tips In Mind When Buying Or Leasing Construction Equipment


As a small construction company owner, renting or purchasing certain construction equipment can help you get your work done. However, it can be easy to make mistakes that affect your company's finances. Here are some things to remember when buying or leasing construction equipment. Talk to Your Accountant There are pros and cons to buying construction equipment, but there are also pros and cons for leasing equipment. While you may have an idea of what you want to do, a visit to your business accountant is in order.

1 October 2015

When You Should Work With A Bad Credit Customer


When the credit report comes back, you discover that you are in for bad news. The car buyer actually has very bad credit. In this situation, you may still find yourself wondering if you should extend credit to your customer or if you can persuade one of your creditors to offer a loan to your customer. There are some ethical ways that you can still sell a car to a customer with bad credit who needs a loan, without exposing yourself or your creditors to excessive risk if your customer defaults on the loan.

25 September 2015